Alfredo Maestro (Bodegas y Viñedos Maestro Tejero)

Lovamor Albillo

9.040 ratings
8.88 pro ratings
Castilla y León, Spain
Albillo
Top Notes For
Meg Herring

Very unique! Deep golden color. Reminds me of some of the banged up apples I got in my CSA — wild and bruised. Yeasty, funky, and salty. 🍎🧡

Very unique! Deep golden color. Reminds me of some of the banged up apples I got in my CSA — wild and bruised. Yeasty, funky, and salty. 🍎🧡

Feb 10th, 2018
Jeremy Shanker

Sommelier at RN74

9.3

From 110 year old Albillo vines in Ribera Del Duero. 6 days on the skins then wild yeast fermented. Gnarly. Grading this against other wines is unfair because this is something from another planet. On paper this wine is totally flawed. It seems to have more brett than any white I've ever experienced and VA is totally through the roof. Oxidative. Somehow though, it is really really delicious. Ever changing and volatile in the most positive sense of the word. Hefeweizen, turmeric, cheese rind, garlic scape, seaweed, and barnyard would be completely offputting if not offset with the bursting juiciness of fresh starfruit and mirabelle. Otherworldly and awesome for it! #breakingtherules

From 110 year old Albillo vines in Ribera Del Duero. 6 days on the skins then wild yeast fermented. Gnarly. Grading this against other wines is unfair because this is something from another planet. On paper this wine is totally flawed. It seems to have more brett than any white I've ever experienced and VA is totally through the roof. Oxidative. Somehow though, it is really really delicious. Ever changing and volatile in the most positive sense of the word. Hefeweizen, turmeric, cheese rind, garlic scape, seaweed, and barnyard would be completely offputting if not offset with the bursting juiciness of fresh starfruit and mirabelle. Otherworldly and awesome for it! #breakingtherules

3 people found it helpfulJan 2nd, 2016
Mark Lindzy

New vintage just landed in Chicago. Fresh and snappy, hint of herbs. #skincontact

New vintage just landed in Chicago. Fresh and snappy, hint of herbs. #skincontact

Nov 7th, 2016
Mark Lindzy

2014 Albillo with about 8 days skin contact. Golden color, pear skin fruit and just enough grip to pair equally well with grilled swordfish and bavette steak.

2014 Albillo with about 8 days skin contact. Golden color, pear skin fruit and just enough grip to pair equally well with grilled swordfish and bavette steak.

Aug 19th, 2016
mattswineworld

Love the label, but less convinced by the wine which is urine-coloured and heavily oxidised. Lots of apple/cider aromas.

Love the label, but less convinced by the wine which is urine-coloured and heavily oxidised. Lots of apple/cider aromas.

Dec 3rd, 2015
Mark Lindzy

This was similar to a kambucha tea - murky, tannic but lacking acidity and fruit. Maybe an off bottle?

This was similar to a kambucha tea - murky, tannic but lacking acidity and fruit. Maybe an off bottle?

Jul 13th, 2014
John-Paul Henaff

Sales WineWise/The Vienna Wine Company

Vintage 2013.

Vintage 2013.

Apr 23rd, 2015
Justin Martin

Apples and pears, golden and fucking delicious.

Apples and pears, golden and fucking delicious.

Oct 5th, 2017
Mika Jordan

The way I choose to re-hydrate after braving the Texas sun for a few hours.

Seemed to evolve into two different wines. Started off mimicking a bone-dry-funky-Sidra, then finished as a baked apple and peachy delight with just a bit of funk wafting through. Loved it.

The way I choose to re-hydrate after braving the Texas sun for a few hours.

Seemed to evolve into two different wines. Started off mimicking a bone-dry-funky-Sidra, then finished as a baked apple and peachy delight with just a bit of funk wafting through. Loved it.

Sep 3rd, 2017
Young Bock Lee

tangerine, yellow apple, wild honey, yellow violets, complex delicate nose, med plus body, high acidity, delicate complex albillo that can match beautifully with sake marinated doenjang salmon. or seafood pasta can goes great with this one. Definately food wine. Somm's Favorite wine.

tangerine, yellow apple, wild honey, yellow violets, complex delicate nose, med plus body, high acidity, delicate complex albillo that can match beautifully with sake marinated doenjang salmon. or seafood pasta can goes great with this one. Definately food wine. Somm's Favorite wine.

Jun 16th, 2017